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Abreu, Mendick homer as White Sox beat Angels 5-1

Sep. 8, 2019 7:06 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — With AL batting leader Tim Anderson getting a day off, rookie Danny Mendick took advantage of a chance to fill in at shortstop. Mendick hit his first career home run, Jose Abreu got his 31st of the season, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-1 on Sunday. "That's what you...

Santana homers in bottom of 9th, Indians top Red Sox 6-5

Aug. 13, 2019 2:28 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Santana homered leading off the ninth inning to send the Cleveland Indians to a 6-5 win over the fast-fading Boston Red Sox on Monday night and back into first-place in the AL Central. After the Red Sox tied it in the top of the inning, Santana connected on a 2-2 pitch from Marcus...

Keller wins as Pirates snap 8-game skid, beat Angels 10-2

Aug. 13, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mitch Keller was barely a teenager when a hotshot outfielder from downstate New Jersey joined his hometown Cedar Rapids Kernels. Keller immediately became an enormous fan of Mike Trout, and he cheered on the Angels from Iowa while his favorite player rose to the top of their sport....

Bemboom's hit on call-up day lifts Angels past Red Sox 5-4

Aug. 11, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Anthony Bemboom finally lived his dream after a long day and a longer journey back to the Los Angeles Angels. Bemboom hit a go-ahead single in the 10th inning after Kole Calhoun's solo homer tied it in the eighth, leading the Angels past the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Sunday for a split of their...

Puig, Clevinger lead Indians to 7-3 victory over Angels

Aug. 2, 2019 11:31 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona knows Yasiel Puig's presence brings an extra buzz to the ballpark. "If I was a fan that would be one of the guys, if I was hungry I'd wait until he hit because you want to see what he's going to do," Francona said. Puig, acquired from Cincinnati in a...

Catcher Jonathan Lucroy designated for assignment by Angels

Aug. 2, 2019 4:06 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Catcher Jonathan Lucroy, who returned from a concussion and broken nose Wednesday following a home plate collision last month, has been designated for assignment by the Los Angeles Angels. Lucroy was bowled over at home plate by Houston's Jake Marisnick on July 7. He was placed on the...

All Aces: Astros get Greinke in trade with Diamondbacks

Jul. 31, 2019 9:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The most stunning deal done at this year's trade deadline didn't come together until the final 20 minutes, and the result is a starting rotation that's sure to be long remembered. The Houston Astros acquired ace Zack Greinke on Wednesday, adding another All-Star and Cy Young Award winner to...

Tigers homer 3 times, Norris ends skid in win over Angels

Jul. 31, 2019 8:42 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Detroit Tigers earned their first series win in two months despite having two of their clubhouse leaders traded before Wednesday's game against the Los Angeles Angels. The Tigers dealt pitcher Shane Greene and outfielder Nicholas Castellanos at the deadline, but got contributions...

Laureano's double in 11th lifts A's over Astros 4-3

Jul. 24, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After struggling on defense, Oakland's Ramon Laureano was determined to atone for his mistakes when he came up to the plate with the game tied in the 11th inning against the Houston Astros. "I just keep moving forward ... I just think about that I'm going to get in the most important...